restricted access   Volume 5, Number 3, Fall 2009

Table of Contents

Special Issue: War and Transnational Arab Families


Introduction: War and Transnational Arab Families

pp. 1-10


Weddings and War: Marriage Arrangements and Celebrations in Two Palestinian Intifadas

pp. 11-35

The Politics of Group Weddings in Palestine: Political and Gender Tensions

pp. 36-53

Displaced Arab Families: Mothers' Voices on Living and Coping in Postwar Beirut

pp. 54-73

In the Shadows of Family Life: Toward a History of Domestic Service in Lebanon

pp. 74-101

Male Migration and the Lebanese Family: The Impact on the Wife Left Behind

pp. 102-119

Geographies of Lebanese Families: Women as Transnationals, Men as Nationals, and other Problems with Transnationalism

pp. 120-144

Transnational Families Under Siege: Lebanese Shi'a in Dearborn, Michigan, and the 2006 War on Lebanon

pp. 145-174

Brief Communications

Women's Memory Symposium: Women's Library and Information Center, Istanbul

pp. 175-182

Violence That Bleeds Borders: Transnational Engagement in the Women in Conflict Zones Symposium

pp. 183-189

Book Reviews

Women, Water and Memory: Recasting Lives in Palestine (review)

pp. 190-192

Wild Mulberries, and: B as in Beirut (review)

pp. 193-197



pp. 198-202